March is almost here! I’m so ready for it! Not just because it’s my birthday month, but because we finally will start seeing a few signs of Spring. 253 more words
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Our February #YADiversityBookClub pick:
Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without wincing, classmates who whisper behind her back, and a father whose violent crime rocked her small town, Aysel is ready to turn her potential energy into nothingness. 1,152 more words
I remember as a kid I used to watch my dad drive and think, that doesn’t look so hard. After all, I was pretty good at driving the bumper cars at the amusement park, and how much different could this be? 686 more words
In this post from rational politics, the author nails the issue with the current Republican leadership in this one sentence: "Leadership by definition must be proactive not reactive. " At some point, Republican leaders are going to have to move beyond the Party of No mentality and come up with some creative, pragmatic ideas that move the country forward -- and be the Party that can govern, like they assured the public they were after the mid-term elections.